Recent special issue of Community Development features articles on increasing opportunities for healthy communities

If you are interested in the intersections between local food systems, physical activity, and healthy communities, then you should read the collection of articles in volume 45, issue 3 of Community Development (July 2014). This special issue was guest edited by Laurie Lachance, Laurie Carpenter, Mary Emery, and Mia Luluquisen. The articles report insights and lessons learned from the Food & Fitness community partnerships supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Among other noteworthy topics, the authors direct attention toward civic engagement to pursue health equity.

Community Development is one of the official publications of the Community Development Society (CDS), and it is produced in partnership with Taylor & Francis. John Green serves as Editor. For more information, consult the journal page on the CDS website (

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